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Current Approaches in Social Sciences

Rasim Yilmaz, Günther Löschnigg, Hasan Arslan and Mehmet Ali Icbay

Current Approaches in Social Sciences is a collection of research papers on a wide range of social issues written by researchers from several different institutions. The book will appeal to educators, researchers, social students and teachers of all subjects and of all levels, who wish to develop personally and professionally. It will also be useful to all those who interact, one way or another, with both students and teachers in a social context.
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An Empirical Research Study in the Textile Sector for the Relationship between Emotional Burnout and Anger



Maslach and Jackson (1984) describe the term “burnout” as a psychological syndrome that is characterised by a negative emotional reaction to one’s job as a consequence of extended exposure to a stressful work environment (Maslach et al., 2001; Byrne et al., 2013). Historically, work-related burnout has been conceptualised as a three-dimensional construct, consisting of depersonalisation, diminished personal accomplishment, and emotional exhaustion (Purvanova and Muros, 2010). Depersonalisation captures how an individual relates to his or her job and describes the development of negative, cynical feelings and attitudes towards recipients (customers/clients) of one’s services (Maslach et al., 2001; Byrne et al., 2013). The second component of burnout (diminished personal accomplishment) entails low motivation, inefficiency, and reduced self-esteem and is associated with the belief that future efforts are not worthwhile as past efforts have repeatedly failed to produce desired results (Yavas et al., 2013). The third dimension, emotional exhaustion, is a key aspect of the burnout syndrome (Byrne et al., 2013). Emotional exhaustion is defined as “feelings of overextension and exhaustion caused by daily work pressure or emotional overload” (Whitaker, 1996).

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